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Poncho (poncho)
Poncho (poncho)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
226 x 234 cm (89 x 92 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.1
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

Unravelling Yarns rotation, (1993-6)
To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Very large poncho, two pieces sewn together at center, neck opening, all solid colored stripes; edge binding sewn to all selvedges, fringe created by additional multicolored wefts.
Catlogue #104, pp.94-95, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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